Research offers hope for newborns in the developing world.
In the 21st century, there will be an estimated 1 billion tobacco deaths.
Tobacco smoke contains more than 4,000 chemicals, 60 of which are known or suspected carcinogens.
Secondhand smoke exposure is a cause of premature death and disease among women and children.
30,000 Americans die every year from gun violence. How do we prevent this carnage? First, view illegal guns as pollution. Then, go to the source.
As a "slow-motion genocide" envelops ethnic minorities in eastern Burma, health workers rely on innovative strategies and raw courage to save the lives of mothers and infants.
Lethal. Wily. Relentless. The influenza virus killed millions of people last century. This century, virologist Andy Pekosz hopes to prevent such pandemics with a universal flu vaccine.
Trusting the people to solve their health problems